Teacher Aide - 24-30 hours - (2 positions) Forest Elementary

Williamsville Central School
East Amherst, NY, United States
Oct 28, 2020
Grade Level
Elementary School
2 positions available
24-30 hours per week
Initial hours of assignment: 8:00am - 2:30pm (Includes ½ hr. unpaid lunch)
Currently M, T, Th, F since students are not in school on Wednesdays. Once the students are back full time, this position will return to a 5 days/week schedule.
10 months per school year
Teacher Aides may be required to provide personal care to students including toileting. Lifting may be involved. Aides may be working in life skills classrooms, job coaching or with special needs students.
  • Must be willing to work collaboratively with the classroom teacher and special education teachers
  • Must be able to lift the child and help with toileting needs and other specific personal duties related to children with special needs
  • Must be able to easily follow directions and work independently when teacher is busy teaching
  • Must be willing to work with small groups
  • Must display a warm, caring attitude and approach
  • Must have an understanding of the special needs of students
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must have ability to maintain confidentiality on student related issues.
  • Must have at least one year experience working with school aged children.

Non-competetive Civil Service job description:
Distinguishing Features of the Class: The work involves relieving school teaches in a large suburban school district of that part of their duties which, while related to the teaching process, can be performed by noncertified personnel. The work requires the incumbent to have some knowledge of the specific area of instruction performed by the teacher, to which the teacher aide is assigned. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment and to have considerable ability in getting along with children. Does related work as required.
  1. Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma; OR
  2. Four (4) years of experience and knowledge in a particular field where specialized duties are involved; OR
  3. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).
NOTE: This position is not designed to replace clerical positions such as Typist, Stenographer or Clerk. Also, it is not designed to assist a Teacher in the teaching process; this is reserved for Teaching Assistants. See Section 80.33 Rules of the Board of Regents and Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.
NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.
Special Requirements: Ability to establish good relationships with students, teachers and others; ability to gain and hold the confidence of and to maintain a patient and understanding attitude towards school children; ability to maintain order in classrooms and to enforce school regulations with firmness; familiarity with classroom routine; good background or knowledge in specific field where specialized duties are involved; resourcefulness in conducting activities indirectly related to teaching process; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; dependability; neat personal appearance; tact; courtesy; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Reports to: All work is performed under the direct supervision of the teacher or school principal.
Typical Work Activities:
  • Is familiar with and contributes to the successful implementation of the District's Mission and Belief statements;
  • Oversees students in completing assigned projects;
  • Assists the teacher in recording grades and marks;
  • Proctors and otherwise helps to conduct examinations;
  • Assists the teacher in correcting test papers, themes and essays;
  • Manages records, materials and equipment;
  • Supervises students doing remedial work directed by teacher;
  • Assists in preparing bulletin boards, teacher aids and organization of necessary materials;
  • Assists in operating audio-visual equipment when required;
  • Arranges for films and projectors, as well as ordering other related equipment and supplies;
  • Assists in overseeing technical operations or language laboratory equipment;
  • Helps to set up science laboratory equipment, conduct experiments and performs limited review of student laboratory reports;
  • Helps in the technical preparation and production of television programs;
  • Reads to and plays records for children in primary grades;
  • Assists teachers in the supervision of students and performs other support services which are determined and supervised by teachers.
  • Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities as directed by the Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee.
  • Dependable;
  • reliable;
  • takes direction well;
  • works well with adults and students.

Please make sure to complete an application at http://www.wnyric.org/application for this job posting.
(Although you are strongly encouraged to complete an online application when applying to a job posting, paper applications are available for certain non-instructional applicants who do not have access to a computer. A paper application can be downloaded from the www.williamsvillek12.org website or picked up at the reception desk in the District Office.)

For additional Teacher Aide postings, please go to: https://www.williamsvillek12.org/departments/human_resources/career_opportunities.php
Please note that you need to apply to each posting for which you would like to be considered.

Building/Location: Forest Elementary School

Salary: From: 12.50

Appointment Status: Probationary

Position Status: Part time

Start Date: ASAP

Additional Job Information: 2 Positions available

For additional Teacher Aide postings, please go to: https://www.williamsvillek12.org/departments/human_resources/career_opportunities.php

Please note that you need to apply to each posting for which you would like to be considered.

Posting Link: www.williamsvillek12.org

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